Posts Tagged ‘Mac’

How to quickly mount partitions when the need arises? A small AppleScript to help you out. The need No good comes without little drawbacks. When I swapped ODD with HDD, I noticed that it was quite a bit noisier than SSD and even compared to similar MBP with HDD in original bay (probably because ODD […]

mai 15th, 2012 | Filed under Mac, Programming

Mac OS X Lion has a ton of new features and not the least of them is the conversation view that makes it look much in like Gmail. Still, unlike Gmail, by default shows only incoming conversation and omits sent messages, unless one presses the “Show related messages” button. Fortunately there is a […]

sept. 6th, 2011 | Filed under Mac

Following my previous post about iMovie and MTS I always had random trouble with my converter failing/hanging with some  MTS files. And when repeated for the same file – no problems. This way I couldn’t just set the converter to work with tens of files and go for a coffee – I always had to […]

nov. 11th, 2010 | Filed under Mac, Programming

When Snow Leopard first game out, it was promised to cut back on the OS footprint (in Gigs). Now, upgrading to 10.6.5, I somehow had insight to take screenshot of disk usage right before upgrading and comparing to the after shot: Before: After: As you can see – it freed over 2 GB of disk […]

nov. 11th, 2010 | Filed under Mac
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Upgrading to OS X 10.6.3 broke the excellent MacFusion mounting app. For those like me, who depend upon SSHFS mount, there is a workaround using static sshfs mounting.

apr. 13th, 2010 | Filed under Mac

My Time Machine backup is AFP based network share that is located at my office LAN, but regardless of my location, Time Machine tries to access this share and when it can, it starts backing up. This might not be that bad idea, but my home network upload is not that good, which results in […]

nov. 16th, 2009 | Filed under Mac

Or how to use Ukelele to customize keyboard layouts. For the impatient: download The Mac OS X version of Estonian keyboard layout and localized version found here, both lack the caret ^ symbol (in its usual place). Also I had an external HP usb keyboard, which again was incompatible with the internal keyboard (the […]

märts 31st, 2009 | Filed under Mac